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Decision : 29 COM 8B.22
Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Chongoni Rock Art Area)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-05/29.COM/8B, WHC-05/29.COM/8B.Add 2 and WHC-05/29.COM/INF.8B.1,

2. Refers the nomination of Chongoni Rock Art Area (Malawi) back to the State Party to allow it to put in place legal protection for all the shelters through their designation as national monuments;

3. Congratulates the State Party of Malawi on its efforts in the preparation of the nomination, and encourages the State Party to continue its work to protect the outstanding universal value of the property;

4. Requests the State Party to:

a) augment the Management Plan to encompass the management of the woodland and its use by local communities; and

b) put in place as soon as possible arrangements to allow a minimum number of staff to work at the site.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: AFR
States Parties: Malawi
Year: 2005
Decision Code: 29 COM 8B.22